How my iPhone kept me from starving

In many of the places we visited, no one spoke English. The menus didn’t have any English; they didn’t even have pinyin, only Chinese characters. I started taking photos of dishes we ate and liked. When I came upon a menu with English, I took photos of different items. When I wanted to order, I flipped through my photos to the right menu item and showed it to the waitress. It worked.

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